Netflix Originals: Personal Favorites

Netflix originals have become so dominant in the movie industry. I have very much been utilizing my subscription and have developed a love for originals that they have created. I am hooked by some of the shows and movies they have created. These are my personal favorites and I hope you check them out!

The Dirt

The misfits of Mötley Crüe rise from the streets of Hollywood to the heights of international fame in the 1980s.

Atypical

Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, decides it’s time to find a girlfriend, a journey that sets Sam’s mom on her own life-changing path as her son seeks more independence. Atypical is a coming of age story that follows Sam, an 18-year-old on the autistic spectrum as he searches for love and independence.

Girl Boss

Sophia, a misfit, discovers a passion for fashion, becoming an unlikely businesswoman in the process. As her business grows, however, she has to learn to cope with life as her own boss. This show is loosely based on the true story of Nasty Gal Founder, Sophia Amoruso.

Stranger Things

A young boy, Will Byers, goes missing near a top-secret government laboratory. On the same night, a strange young girl appears at a diner in the town. … A love letter to the ’80s classics that captivated a generation, Stranger Things is set in 1983 Indiana, where a young boy vanishes into thin air.

When We First Met

After spending a night with the girl of his dreams only to become just friends, a man gets the opportunity to travel through time and alter that night over and over again until he gets everything perfect.

Set It Up

Two overworked and underpaid assistants come up with a plan to get their bosses off their backs by setting them up with each other.

House Of Cards

Set in present-day Washington, D.C., House of Cards is the story of Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey), a Democrat from South Carolina’s 5th congressional district and the House Majority Whip, who, after getting passed over for appointment as Secretary of State, decides to exact his revenge on those who betrayed him.

Ozark

 A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the MissouriOzarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss. … When things go awry, Marty must uproot his family from the skyscrapers of Chicago and relocate to the lazy lake region of the Missouri Ozarks.

Mindhunter

This series focuses on the development by two men, two agents, of a new criminal field and does so through storylines of visiting the sociopathic mind. Mindhunter is based on the 1996 book Mind Hunter: Inside the FBI’s Elite Serial Crime Unit, by former special agent John Douglas and Mark Olshaker.

The End Of The Fucking World

James is 17 and is pretty sure he is a psychopath. Alyssa, also 17, is the cool and moody new girl at school. The pair make a connection and she persuades him to embark on a road trip in search of her real father.

Black Mirror

Black Mirror is a British science fiction anthology television series created by Charlie Brooker, with Brooker and Annabel Jones serving as the program showrunners. It examines modern society, particularly with regard to the unanticipated consequences of new technologies.

The Week Of

Two fathers with opposing personalities come together to celebrate the wedding of their children. They are forced to spend the longest week of their lives together, and the big day cannot come soon enough.

Friends From College

A group of friends from Harvard is facing down their forties. With interwoven and oftentimes complicated relationships with one another. “Friends from College” is a comedic exploration of old friendships, former romantic entanglements and balancing adult life with nostalgia for the past.

Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

 As her 16th birthday nears, Sabrina must choose between the witch world of her family and the human world of her friends. … Reimagines the origin and adventures of Sabrina: the Teenage Witch as a dark coming-of-age story that traffics in horror, the occult and, of course, witchcraft.

Father of The Year

When a drunken debate between two college graduates about whose father would win in a fight is taken seriously by their dads, jobs are lost, relationships ruined, and best friends come of age as they come to grips with the identity of their fathers.

Fundamental Acts of Caring

A writer (Paul Rudd) retires after a personal tragedy and becomes a disabled teen’s caregiver. When the two embark on an impromptu road trip, their ability to cope is tested as they start to understand the importance of hope and friendship.

Orange is The New Black

It’s based on the story of a white upper-class woman who spent a year in prison for her involvement in laundering drug money, and whose story only got to be told because she got out.

Grace and Frankie

Jane Fonda (“Grace“) and Lily Tomlin (“Frankie“) star as two women whose lives are suddenly turned upside down when their husbands reveal they are gay and leave them for each other.

The Do-Over

Two down-on-their-luck guys decide to fake their own deaths and start over with new identities, only to find the people they’re pretending to be are in even deeper trouble.

Like Father

Left at the altar, a young executive takes her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with the last person she ever expected — her estranged father. Although they depart as strangers, they soon gain a new appreciation for love, life, family and each other.

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